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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The first of two or the first mentioned of two; Before or preceding another in time; Long past.

Usage examples (26)
  • There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men--true nobility is being superior to your former self.
  • I prefer the former version to the latter one
  • The former president
  • The former is Greek for universal, the latter means right believing for more
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